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Colorado toll road project receives funding

Staff Writer |
Funding is being provided for the construction of new tolled lanes on a highway close to Denver, Colorado, WorldHighways reports.

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The funding will be provided by the U.S. Federal Government in the form of a loan worth $109 million.

In all the project will cost $276 million, with the state providing the majority of the remaining funding required.

The funding will be used to widen a 20km section of the route connecting Wadsworth Boulevard with Interstate 25.

The widening work is expected to be complete by 2019 and is intended to help reduce congestion at peak periods along the route.

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